Tammy Baldwin

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Tammy Baldwin
United States Senator
from Wisconsin
Incumbent
Assumed office
January 3, 2013
Serving with Ron Johnson
Preceded by Herb Kohl
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Wisconsin's 2nd district
In office
January 3, 1999 – January 3, 2013
Preceded by Scott Klug
Succeeded by Mark Pocan
Member of the Wisconsin State Assembly
from the 78th district
In office
January 3, 1993 – January 3, 1999
Preceded by David Clarenbach
Succeeded by Mark Pocan
Personal details
Born Tammy Suzanne Green Baldwin
February 11, 1962 (1962-02-11) (age 52)
Madison, Wisconsin, U.S.
Political party Democratic Party
Residence Madison, Wisconsin
Alma mater Smith College
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Website
Campaign website

Tammy Suzanne Green Baldwin (born Tammy Suzanne Green Baldwin; February 11, 1962) is the junior United States Senator from Wisconsin and a member of the Democratic Party. She previously served as the U.S. Representative from Wisconsin's 2nd congressional district from 1999 to 2013, as well as serving three terms in the Wisconsin Assembly representing the 78th district.

Baldwin was born on February 11, 1962 in Madison, Wisconsin.[1] She is of Russian-German descent. Baldwin studied at Smith College and at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. She is the first woman elected to represent Wisconsin in the Senate, and the first openly gay U.S. Senator in history.

References[change | edit source]

  1. Baldwin, Tammy. "About". Friends of Tammy Baldwin. http://www.tammybaldwin.com/about. Retrieved June 23, 2012.

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